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Only two provinces are using Ottawa’s COVID-19 contact tracing app. That will need to change if it’s going to work, experts say

It’s baffling that so few provinces are using the federal government’s COVID-19 contact tracing app, public health experts say, throwing into doubt its effectiveness. Newfoundland and Labrador on Thursday became only the second province — after Ontario in late July — to actually start using the COVID Alert app, which aims to notify people who…

Formula E driver caught using a pro gamer in virtual race

A Formula E driver has been caught cheating after he got a professional gamer to drive his car in a virtual racing contest. Daniel Abt asked ace sim-racer Lorenz Hoerzing to take the controls of his virtual vehicle in the Formula E Race at Home Challenge Series in support of UNICEF, The Race reported. But…

Formula One teams are using racing tech to tackle coronavirus

In response to the global coronavirus pandemic, companies from a variety of industries are stepping up to manufacture much needed medical equipment. The United Kingdom has called upon one of its most high tech industries: Formula One racing. Seven F1 teams are based in the U.K. — the most of any country. They’re now working…